Anja is from Slovenia; she was born in 1985 and studied at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg. Her teachers include Prof. Dubrava Tomsic-Srebotnjak, Prof. Eugen Undjic and Prof. Karl Heinz Kammerling. In addition to her success in the first (2007) Manchester International Concerto Competition she has recently won prizes at the National Competition in Slovenia, the European Piano Teachers Association International Competition and the ZF Musikpreis International Competition in Germany.
Anja has given recitals in Slovenia, Germany, Italy, Spain and the Netherlands and has played with the Slovenia Radio Orchestra, Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto and the Slovenian Philharmonic.
Her future plans include the completion of her Masters degree and continuing to perform in recitals and competitions. Her hobbies include salsa dancing, psychology and travelling.